Blind Association News

An Update From Northamptonshire Association for the Blind

This update covers new dates for the July visits of the Mobile Sight Centre; the continuation of the Ball by Ball facility, in July, for partially sighted cricket enthusiasts at the Northants County Cricket Ground and a cricket match between Northants Disability and a Help for Heroes XI.

help for heroes logo13-021822_300x300Northants Cricket is delighted to announce that the County Ground will host a Floodlit Twenty20 match between Northants Disability and a Help for Heroes XI on Friday 19th July.

The match will be the first of its kind to be held at the County Ground, and will see the County’s disability team take on a select XI of former armed services personnel who will represent the Help for Heroes charity – all proceeds from the match will be donated to Help for Heroes. Tickets will be available soon, and for further event information, please visit www.northantscricket.com or call 01604 514455.

The NAB’s mobile sight centre will be visiting around Northampton in July as follows:

DATE   TOWN   LOCATION TIME  
FRIDAY JULY 5th   NORTHAMPTON   Outside Central Library 10.00am – 12.30pm  
WEDNESDAY JULY 10th   NORTHAMPTON   Events Area Market Square 10.00am – 12.30pm  
THURSDAY JULY 11TH   WELLINGBOROUGH   Outside McDonalds Wellingborough Town centre 10.00am -1.00pm  
FRIDAY JULY 12th   CORBY   Shopping CentreQueens Square 10.00am -.2.00pm  
TUESDAY JULY 16th   IRTHLINGBOROUGH   Nene park Outpatients Clinic Car park 9.30am – 12.00  
WEDNESDAY JULY 17th   DAVENTRY   Shopmobility New Street 10.00am-1.00 pm  
WEDNESDAY JULY 17th   LONG BUCKBY   GP Surgery car parkStation Road 2.00pm – 3.00pm  
THURSDAY JULY 18th   IRCHESTER   Irchester Working Mens ClubCar Park 1.15pm – 2.30pm  
THURSDAY JULY 18th   RUSHDEN   High Street 10.00am – 12.30pm  
WEDNESDAY JULY 24th   DESBOROUGH   Co Op Car Park, Gladstone Street 9.45am – 11.00pm  
WEDNESDAY JULY 24th   BRIXWORTH   Brixworth LibrarySpratton Road 11.30am – 12.45pm  
WEDNESDAY JULY 24th   MOULTON   Moulton Village Autos Stocks Hill Moulton 1.30pm -2.30pm  
THURSDAY JULY 25th   EARLS BARTON   Medical Centre Car Park Aggate way 1.45pm – 2.00pm  
THURSDAY JULY 25th   WELLINGBOROUGH   Outside McDonalds Wellingborough Town centre 10.00am -1.00pm  
FRIDAY JULY 26th   CORBY   Shopping Centre Corporation Street 10.00am -.2.00pm  

The Ball by Ball facility, in July, for partially sighted cricket enthusiasts at the Northants County Cricket Ground will be available for the following matches:

DATE TIME FIXTURE   TYPE OF GAME  
FRIDAY JULY 5TH 6.30pm Steelbacks v Warwickshire   Twenty/20  
MONDAY JULY 8th – 11th 11.00am NCCC v Lancashire   4 day County match  
SUNDAY JULY 14th 2.30pm Steelbacks v Glamorgan   Twenty/20  
WEDNESDAY JULY 17th 6.30pm Steelbacks v Somerset   Twenty/20  
TUESDAY JULY 30th 6.30pm Steelbacks v Worcestershire   Twenty/20  
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